Shopkeeper fined after illegal tobacco seized
A shopkeeper has been fined and ordered to carry out community service after illegal tobacco was found in his premises.
Trader given community service and ordered to pay £3,700 costs after fake make-up seized in raid
Oldham Council’s Trading Standards department has successfully prosecuted a trader for possessing counterfeit cosmetics and trying to pass them off as the real thing.
Former Oldham letting agency fined
A letting agency has been issued with penalty notices worth £3,000 for operating illegally.
Sniffer dog uncovered thousands of illegal cigarettes at Oldham shop
A stash of illicit cigarettes was found hidden in the back of a shop, thanks to tip-offs from members of the public.
Car dealers plead guilty to clocking cars
Two car dealers have been successfully prosecuted by Oldham Council for ‘clocking’ cars and then advertising them for sale.
More than 31,000 illegal cigarettes seized during shop visits
Oldham Trading Standards Officers, supported by Greater Manchester Police, have seized 31,600 cigarettes and 12.5kg of rolling tobacco from three shops.
Oldham trader hauled before courts for unsafe goods
A trader has been ordered to pay more than £27,000 after being successfully prosecuted by Oldham Council for distributing unsafe electrical goods.
Oldham car dealer fined for selling a car with the incorrect mileage
A car dealer has been told to pay more than £14,000 after selling a ‘clocked’ car.
Royton shopkeeper in court for underage sale
A shop owner who sold e-cig liquid to a child has been fined by magistrates.
Shopkeeper ignored advice and it cost him dear
A shopkeeper has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 for selling counterfeit school uniforms.
Tobacco seized by trading standards and sniffer dogs
Oldham Council’s Trading Standards has enlisted the help of two four-legged friends in the fight against traders selling counterfeit or illegal tobacco.